G.C. Edmondson papers

Finding aid prepared by Carlota Ramirez, Student Processing Assistant.
Special Collections & University Archives
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University of California
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Descriptive Summary

Title: G.C. Edmondson papers
Date (inclusive): 1968-1979, undated
Collection Number: MS 192
Creator: Edmondson, G. C.
Extent: 1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
Repository: Rivera Library. Special Collections Department.
Riverside, CA 92517-5900
Abstract: This collection includes galley proofs, typescripts, and materials related to some works of science fiction author G.C. Edmondson, including Chapayeca, T.H.E.M., and The Ship That Sailed the Time Stream. The collection also includes typescripts and galley proofs for two western novels written under Edmondson's pen names Kelly P. Gast and J.B. Masterson.
Languages: The collection is in English.


This collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[identification of item], [date if possible]. G.C. Edmondson papers (MS 192). University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & University Archives, University of California, Riverside.

Acquisition Information

Provenance unknown.

Processing History

This collection was processed by Carlota Ramirez, Student Processing Assistant, 2017.
Processing of the G.C. Edmondson papers was completed by undergraduate students from the University of California, Riverside as part of the Special Collections & University Archives Backlog Processing Project started in 2015. This project was funded by the UCR Library and administered by Jessica Geiser, Collections Management Librarian.

Biographical Note

Garry Edmondson, generally known as G.C. Edmondson, was born on October 11, 1922 and passed away on December 14, 1995. He was best known for writing science fiction novels, many of which focused on time travel and Latin America. His novel, The Ship That Sailed the Time Stream was nominated for the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1965. He also wrote Westerns under pen names Kelly P. Gast, J.B. Masterson, and Jack Logan.

Collection Scope and Contents

The collection includes galley proofs, annotated typescripts, and materials related to some works of science fiction author G.C. Edmondson. Titles with related materials in the collection are Chapayeca, The Aluminum Man, The Ship That Sailed the Time Stream, T.H.E.M., and short story Frank and Fred. The collection also includes galley proofs and typescripts from two Western novels written by Edmondson under pen names: Paddy by Kelly P. Gast and Rudge by J.B. Masterson.

Collection Arrangement

The collection is arranged topically.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.


Gast, Kelly P.
Masterson, J. B.
Science fiction
Science fiction -- Authorship

Genres and Forms of Materials

Galley proofs
Western (literary genre)

Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence and publicity 1969-1979

Box 1, Folder 2

Old novels and other data undated

Scope and Contents

Folder contains four 8 inch floppy disks.
Box 1, Folder 3

The Aluminum Man - Annotated typescript undated

Box 1, Folder 4

Chapayeca - Annotated typescripts 1969

Box 1, Folders 5-6

Chapayeca - First draft and notes 1968-1969

Box 3, Folder 1

Chapayeca - Galley proofs 1971

Box 1, Folder 7

Chapayeca - Typescript circa 1969

Box 1, Folder 8

Frank and Fred - Typescript and correspondence 1978

Box 1, Folder 9

The Ship That Sailed the Time Stream - Annotated typescript 1977

Box 2, Folder 1

T.H.E.M. - Annotated typescript undated

Box 2, Folder 2

T.H.E.M. - Typescript undated

Box 2, Folder 3

J.B. Masterson, Rudge - Annotated typescript undated

Box 3, Folders 2-3

J.B. Masterson, Rudge - Galley proofs circa 1978-1979

Box 2, Folder 4

Kelly P. Gast, Paddy - Annotated typescript undated

Box 3, Folders 4-5

Kelly P. Gast, Paddy - Galley proofs circa 1978